Golden Kamuy (2018)

Golden Kamuy (2018)

SYNOPSIS:Golden Kamuy (Japanese: ゴールデンカムイ Hepburn: Gōruden Kamui) is a manga series written and illustrated by Satoru Noda. The Ainu language in the story is supervised by Hiroshi Nakagawa, an Ainu language linguist from Chiba University. The manga won the 9th Manga Taishō award. Viz Media announced that they licensed the manga at New York Comic Con 2016. An anime television series adaptation by Geno Studio premiered in April 2018.

In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed ‘Sugimoto the Immortal’ during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. During his hunt of gold, he finds hints of a hidden stash of gold by corrupt criminals. Partnering with an Ainu girl that saves his life from the harsh climates of the north, they venture into a survival adventure to race against the criminals that seek the hidden stash.

(Gōruden Kamui)
GenreAdventure, Japanese-style Western[1][2]
Written bySatoru Noda
Published byShueisha
English publisher
Viz Media
MagazineWeekly Young Jump
Original runAugust 2014 – present
Volumes13 (List of volumes)
Other media
  • Golden Kamuy (anime)


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